Ian Powne

POWNE, Ian (credit Stephen Booth)

Ian Powne is an Australian musician who plays in the band the Stress of Leisure. He’s also the programming co-ordinator at Brisbane’s 4ZZZ, where he co-presents the radio show Brighten the Corners.


A passing phase

In ConversationI went to Tim’s Guitars years ago and I saw Grant Hart from Hüsker Dü do a solo thing and he had a Q&A after the solo. And some guy went, ‘How often do you practise guitar?’ And then Grant Hart said, ‘I never practise guitar, practising guitar gets in the way of my personality.’ And I was like, ‘Oh wow, that’s actually really true.’

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